Cut and Sifted. High concentrations of flavonoids and vitamins are likely responsible for the beneficial effects. Contains vitamin C, flavonoids, triterpenoid saponins, carboxylic acids, and coumarins.
Add to cosmetic vinegars and tinctures for topical use. Chickweed herb is also used to make herbal shampoos and liquid soaps and is a nice addition to bath tea bags. See the infusion directions below.
Botanical Name: stellaria media
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Make an infused oil with the herb by filling a container (preferably glass) with the herb and adding a carrier oil such as olive to cover the herb. Allow to sit to a few weeks and strain the oil which will now contain the great properties. Use it in your cream or lotions for a soothing effect or to soothe irritant skin. A great substitute for cortisone cream